Business Controller

Paço de Arcos, PT, 2770-131

Job ID: 13057 

Would you like to have an important part in reporting to senior management, as well as other key stakeholders, in close collaboration with your colleagues? We are now looking for a Business Controller to join our branch in Lisbon and be part of establishing Finance’s presence in this growing hub within the Nordea Asset Management family.

Nordea Asset Management (NAM) is the centre of investment management in the Nordea Group and in the Asset & Wealth Management division. NAM is the largest asset manager in the Nordics with the vision of being a leading European Asset Manager. We want to do this by delivering returns with responsibility. We meet customer demands and guide our customers in the right direction in asset selection while ensuring prudent ESG practices. NAM has around 900 employees and more than 475 Nordic and international institutional clients. 

About this opportunity

Welcome to the NAM Finance Business & Data Control team. We add value by ensuring high data integrity and key business insight in our deliveries towards stakeholders inside and outside Nordea Asset Management. Our areas of expertise are Assets under Management, in or outflow, P/L and Investment Performance. As the Business Controller, you’ll play a valuable role in making sure key stakeholders get the information they need within our areas of expertise and can trust the information.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Be hands on and part of the regular reporting to stakeholders together with your colleagues
  • Ensure data integrity by cross checking results and addressing inconsistencies 
  • Answering ad-hoc requests and talking to various stakeholder to understand what they are looking for
  • Working in Excel where a PIVOT table is your new best friend
  • Help develop our reporting further, incl. automation and more PowerBI integration


You’ll join a team of 11 committed colleagues with different backgrounds and experiences, facilitating knowledge sharing and development in your daily work. The role is based in Lisbon, where a few other Finance colleagues will also be located.  

Who you are

Collaboration. Ownership. Passion. Courage. These are the values that guide us in being at our best – and that we imagine you share with us.  

To do well in this role, we believe that you:

  • Have high standards for the work you deliver and understand the value of having controls in place
  • Are always observant to details, but also able look at things in a bigger perspective
  • Are able to communicate differently dependent on the stakeholder
  • Are service-minded and know the importance of keeping a deadline
  • Enjoy doing analysis and becoming an expert within your domain, not just staying at the surface

Your experience and background:  

  • A relevant university degree where analysis and numbers are an integrated part
  • A minimum of 2 years of working experience as business controller or similar
  • Solid Excel skills
  • Professional spoken and written English skills
  • Asset Management or Banking experience preferred, but not required

If this sounds like you, get in touch!


Next steps

Submit your application no later than 31/10/2022

At Nordea, we know that an inclusive workplace is a sustainable workplace. We deeply believe that our diverse backgrounds, experiences, characteristics and traits make us better at supporting our customers and communities. So please come as you are.

Department:  Asset management / Investment management

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